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LST-975 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LST-975 Shellback Initiation Add a LST-975 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1944-Keel Date: 1 DEC 1944
at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Hingham MA
JAN1945-Launch Date: 6 JAN 1945
FEB1945-Commissioned: 3 FEB 1945
JAN1954-JAN1955West Pac
FEB1955-JUN1955West Pac
MAY1956-Decommissioned: 10 MAY 1956

LST-975 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT

Flank Speed: 12 knots